Lookout Lodge Resort
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We had a very relaxed morning, not getting up until 9ish and then we had a leisurely breakfast outside the van looking out at the sea - it is a scorcher of a day already.
This resort is only a year old, so everything is very new. Gorgeous big pool with new sun loungers all around - which is where we spent most of the morning. It's also very clean and th e staff are really friendly and make a real effort.
We decide that Key ...
... slipped right past the hustle and bustle of Miami and were entering Everglades NP. There was a long line. This park is popular with foreign tourists for some reason. I assume they want to see alligators. There's not too many gators walking the streets of Italy or Japan. They come in large groups eager to show off their wealth. Most of them are wearing t-shirts displaying American flags. Our first stop was to secure this campsite. It's choice ...
... any of the beasts
who reaches over four foot in length AND winds up in someone's back yard or in
an area inhabited by people, has to be captured and either rehomed in captivity
or euthanised. They are considered pests
at more than four feet in length and can NEVER be released back into the wild
once trapped. The law permits just those
two options, rehomed or killed. Luckily
for them there are a group of boys and girls called ...
... for this?!?!
The choppy swells start raising us up and threatening to crash us onto the coral and soon Coman is swallowing sea water and lands with a thump on the reef itself. Nicole, bless her, transforms from boozed-up Barbie to diving professional in an instant and swims straight over to him, checking he's OK.
We take this as our cue to thrown in the towel and head back to the boat, dry off in double quick speed and get Mike to start pouring rum punch as if his ...
... I imagined swarms of them attacking us. She recommended two short walks with more of an open area = less mosquitoes. As we drove through to show our Annual Pass, I read the notice board, "Mosquitoes High."
We parked and walked around, enjoying the view and we didn't feel/see any mosquitoes. We decided to try our luck at the campsite and drove down towards the Flamingo VC, armed with repellent. There seemed to be a little lookout area by the ...